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Samsung preps next-gen devices

Unstrung reports that Samsung is promising a couple of LTE device launches in 2010 – following deals with Verizon and MetroPCS – and will start testing devices using the 802.16m or ‘WiMAX 2’ standard in 2011.

Verizon and Google reveal more Android deal plans

More details have emerged on Verizon and Google’s partnership for the Android platform.

Verizon and partners prep LTE VC fund

US operator Verizon Wireless yesterday announced plans to work with its vendors and venture capital partners to invest as much as US$1.3 billion in LTE technology.

Verizon, Google in Android pact

US operator Verizon Wireless and Google have signed a high-profile deal based on the Internet giant’s Android platform. Verizon will introduce Android-based handsets in the next few weeks, pre-loaded with applications from both parties as well as third-party developers.

Verizon linked to Moto/Android launch next week

Reports this week state that Verizon Wireless – the largest US operator – will get its hands on an Android-powered Motorola device next week. Last month US regulator, the Federal Communications Commission, confirmed it approved a Motorola device known as Sholes as part of the organisation’s testing procedures.

Verizon discontinues Internet Hub phone

Reuters reports that US operator Verizon Wireless quietly stopped selling the Verizon Hub on Tuesday, just eight months after it launched the experimental device which combined a home telephone and Web applications.